Tweak to read Medium Member only stories for FREE


I love using the IFTTT application. It automates trivial tasks thereby making life a little easy.

Recently, I made use of IFTTT to save bookmarked posts in the Pocket app. This is where I figured out a tweak by which a non-member can save and view unlimited member-only stories contrary to the current limit of 3 preview stories per month by just clicking the bookmark icon from the post preview instead of visiting the post.

I strongly believe that this issue can be easily solved by just removing the bookmark icon from the member-only stories as shown in the below pic. needs to remove the bookmark icon to prevent non members from viewing unlimited member-only stories.

If you’re a non-member, enjoy using the IFTTT applet to access member-only stories this way until Medium gets rid of this bug!

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